Richard Allen Grillo Esq. is executive vice president, general counsel, and owner of Miami Regional University (MRU) in Miami Springs. Prior to MRU, he was an assistant county attorney at the Broward County Attorney’s Office where he handled litigation, appeals, and advised the canvassing board on election laws and the human rights board. Grillo also served as an officer in the U.S. Navy and Navy Reserve for more than 15 years.
His community involvement has included hosting charitable fundraising events at MRU, Cub Scout leadership, and the Peter T. Fay American Inns of Court. Grillo earned his law degree at St. Thomas University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from Oglethorpe University. Grillo is a resident of Palmetto Bay with his wife, Lara, a fellow PTS alum, and their three young children.
Charles “Charlie” Mitchell
I moved to Miami during 1986 to join the faculty of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine where I am still engaged in research related to Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Jan and I have been St. Thomas church members for over 30 years. Our daughters were baptized here by Father Tobin who also married Katie, our oldest, and Sean. Recently, he also baptized their daughter Kit, our first grandchild. St. Thomas is our home.
Colin F. Ramsay, MBA – RCC, GREEN, AHWD, CIPS, SRES, MRP
I have lived in South Florida since 1978, a graduate of Nova Southeastern University with a Masters in Business. I have thirty years plus experience in Sales, Marketing, Hospitality and Real Estate. I am a Residential/ Commercial Realtor at Coldwell Banker Realty with Specialization – GREEN Technology; At Home With Diversity; Certified International Properties Specialist; Seniors Real Estate Specialist; Military Relocation Professional. My wife Margaret Brisbane and I have been a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church for over 25 years.
Juan Eugenio Rodríguez
Originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico, Juan Eugenio joined the St. Thomas Choir and began to participate in the life of our community, when his partner Gene Greco became Music Director in 2017. Previously, he was a member of the church and choir at St. Faith’s in Cutler Bay and St. Phillips in Coral Gables. Juan has been very active helping to lead various initiatives to sustain and enhance the life of our parish, including leading the Virtual Coffee hour, singing and recording music for our virtual services, organizing bicycle outings and supporting various other programs such as the virtual Education Hour and Zoom Cooks.
Professionally, Juan has led various entrepreneurial and transformational initiatives in a variety of industries including IT consulting, government, healthcare, education and retail distribution. In addition, Juan serves as a Board member for two health technology companies and an NGO that promotes transparent and responsible government.
Juan holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Yale University, an MS in Materials Science and Engineering and an MBA from Stanford University.